Left hemicolectomy on double contrast gastrograffin enema and loopogram

Case contributed by Dr Mohamed Hossam el Deen


27 years old female from the Philippines underwent surgical resection of a large descending colon diverticula, 6 months ago.

Patient Data

Age: 27
Gender: Female

Gastrograffin enema

Gastrograffin enema shows complete opacification of the rectum and the remaining rectosigmoid junction.  No colonic masses or colonic strictures. No contrast leakage demonstrated.


Double contrast gastrograffin loopogram

Double contrast gastrograffin loopogram was done by injecting the contrast followed by air in inserted Folly's catheter through the colostomy stoma. No apparent diverticulosis, luminal masses, mucosal abnormalities or strictures.

Case Discussion

This study was done mainly for surgical planning of re-anastomosis of the colon.  

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Case information

rID: 46720
Published: 14th Jul 2016
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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